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real good stuff here while they're in town. of course we showed you the blue angels arriving at sfo and now one of their own got the hot -- they take a ride with the precision flying team. grant was giving us yesterday afternoon, but it wasn't the only one. captain, you see him there suiting up. yeah, he's that danville pilot. you know him. he landed the u.s. airways flight safely back in the hudson river. he was there he flew the flighter jets in the air force in 1970s it was like being a kid all over again when he got to suit up. then it was grants turn, there you see him getting briefed, walking up the little ladder there to get the cockpit. he took grant through the whole thing and really put him through the ringer. we've got 6.2gs. we hit it on the take off which is pretty good. we hit 6.2 in the break coming back here. you fought it off. you stayed awake the whole time that was good. we did break the speed of sound so we went mock 1.03 so how many people in the world can say that's done that's pretty good too. there's a lot more where that came from later on on the kron4 news
chrisy field. some are watching the blue angels air show. others at the water were waiting and watching for the america's cup racing. two of the big draws on sunday. hundreds of thousands are flocking to the city. using public transportation. bart had a new record. 320,000 purchasing tickets. and sunday is also expected to also be huge. great news. >> 60% of our passengers pay for a ticket purchased. when there is a huge rider ship. it benefits everybody. >> a lot of money was exchanging hands at the castro district. green for cold beer. and also, cash for charity like " cheer us up ". they were having great luck for donation solicitation. >> this is great. >> the parents of sanchez elementary took advantage of the crowd by charging $20. for parking on the schoolyard. that money will help fund a field trip. the $1,500 is what we're hoping. >> and look at the restaurants. gathering to watch the italian heritage parade. the owner of this north beach restaurant saying that it is a good day. >> everybody will get together and have fun. we need more days like this in san francisco .
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